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Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine, M.Sc.

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This pioneering Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine course from University of Nottingham combines taught modules with a high level of practical lab-based research. 


The Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine course from University of Nottingham content has been designed in consultation with stem cell experts and potential employers in biotechnology, academia, industry and bodies regulating stem cells, to provide the necessary expertise to compete in an ever changing world.

Key Facts

  • This is the original and longest-running MSc Stem Cell Technology course in the UK;  it has been providing a unique blend of interdisciplinary expertise to students.

  • The course is 12 months full-time study from October to September, of which 40% is lab-based.

  • Taught modules comprise cell and molecular biology, embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells, adult stem cells, clinically-relevant regenerative medicine, ethics of stem cell technology, translational technologies for stem cells.

  • Nottingham is in the top 1% of world universities

  • The University is set in a beautiful campus, and its eco-friendly credentials mean it is ranked first in the world (UI Greenmetric World University) A safe and attractive setting with very low crime statistics when compared with large city centre campuses.


The MSc in Stem Cell Technology will provide you with a diverse range of practical skills and vocational knowledge. Students who have completed the course are in the position to use the expertise gained to follow a number of varied career paths. 

Career possibilities include: 

  • Further academic studies (i.e. PhD)
  • Biotechnology sector research/sales
  • Stem cell business development
  • Stem cell banking
  • Stem cell patents
  • Stem cell clinical translation
  • Charity research development
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Stem cell regulatory bodies

Programme Structure

This course comprises five taught modules:

  • Cell, Developmental and Molecular Biology
  • Embryonic Stem Cells
  • Adult and Foetal Stem Cells
  • Research Skills and Stem Cell Technology Exploitation
  • Translational Technologies for Stem Cells 

and a research project:

  • Regenerative Medicine Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Home/EU students 

    You are advised to apply as soon as possible as places are limited and courses may become full.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Candidates must normally be graduates of an approved university, or other institution of higher education. The minimum requirement for entry is a 2(i) degree or equivalent.
  • Candidates with a 2(ii) degree or equivalent will be considered if they can demonstrate practical skills through, for example, working in industry or academia for at least 6 months. Completion of a previous degree studied in the English language does not automatically exempt applicants from requiring one of the above English qualifications. Candidates without a biology-based first degree must have A level biology (or equivalent) at Grade B or above

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    26550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    10710 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10710 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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